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An exploration of innovations in congregational education

An exploration of innovations in congregational education

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  • Thinking Outside the Box: Models of Innovation in Congregational Education presented by Jeffrey Lasday, Director Alliance for Jewish Education [email_address] Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • Unlocking your mind for innovation
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What are our hidden assumptions?
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • The Egg Carton School
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What would it take for us to recreate or re-envision “school”?
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • Communication Revolution 1439
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • Renaissance
    • Reformation
    • Scientific Revolution
    • Knowledge Based Economy
    • Adaptive Change vs. Transformative Change
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education Adaptive Change
  • Transformative Change Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • Which one are you?
    • Digital natives and
    Digital immigrants ~Marc Prensky Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • Mobile is the “NEW Digital”
    • “ The kids these days are not digital kids. The digital kids were in the 90’s. The kids today are mobile, and there’s a difference. Digital is the old way of thinking. Mobile is the new way.”
    • ~Dr. Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan School of Education
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • Mobile is the “NEW Digital”
    • In a recent survey by security software maker AVG of children from the United States and around world between the ages two – five:
    • 19% of parents reported that their child could use a Smartphone application
    • 9% of parents reported that their child could tie his/her shoe
    • A 2010 Nielson study found that teenagers are sending
    • or receiving an average of 3,339 texts a month
      • (an average of 111 texts per day)
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • Today’s Hebrew School is not your father’s Hebrew school, . . . . . nor is it the school that you remember.
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What are your “What ifs?”
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • What if . . . .Our goal was to “expand” Jewish time? Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What if . . .we were to reconsider Jewish education
    • for the 21 st century?
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What if . . . .parents wanted a Hebrew school with “more” hours instead of less?
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What if Hebrew school was more like camp?
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • What if . . . .Hebrew School was just like camp? Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • What if . . . Hebrew school was like scouting?
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • What if . . . . . students could learn Hebrew in their pjs without having to leave home through on-line learning? Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • What if . . . . congregations, the Jewish Federation and the JCC developed a collaborative model for Jewish education? Kehillah Partnership The Kehillah Partnership of Northern New Jersey is an innovative, community-wide effort to build a stronger and more engaged Jewish community across ... Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • What if professional development for teachers included shopping at Macys? Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • P artnership for E ffective L earning and I nnovative
    • E ducation- PELIE
    What if . . . .we wanted to create a movement for change in congregational education? Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • What if . . . . I want to learn more and be part of the national conversation? Jewish Education Change Network www.jedchange.net A Network for individuals involved in making positive change in Jewish education . Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • “ The best way to predict the future is to invent it”
    • – computer pioneer Alan Kay
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
    • “ I wonder if I've been changed in the night?
    • Let me think. Was I the same when I got up this morning?
    • I almost think I can remember feeling a little different.
    • But if I'm not the same, the next question is 'Who in the world am I?‘
    • Ah, that's the great puzzle!”
    • -Alice, from Alice in Wonderland
    Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education
  • ??? Questions ??? Innovations in Congregational Education Federation’s Alliance for Jewish Education As a group come up with 5 questions about one of the innovative models :
    • Kesher
    • Hebrew Wizards
    • Yerusha
    • iLearn
    • Kehillah Partnership
    • Shir Shalom